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Hello Keepers,We hope that you're having a great time with last week's update, which was the game's biggest to date. If you're yet to jump back in and explore the level 3 town and play with the new families reputation system, make sure to do so!But today we have some further exciting news - trading cards have now been added to Shoppe Keep 2! Five have been added today, and we plan to add more in the future.As with all Steam...
Hello Keepers!Welcome to Shoppe Keep 2's biggest Early Access update so far! Level 3 town progression and families have now been added. New items to use and sell, as well as countless tweaks and bug fixes have also been introduced.Level 3 Town You're now able to upgrade your quaint hometown once more, representing a boost in wealth due to your excellent Shoppe Keeping skills. Once you've hit the required tax threshold, you can now upgrade your town to level 3, changing...
Hi all,We're excited to announce that Dad Quest Chapter 3 has arrived, marking the game's exit from Early Access, and launch as a full game! Chapter 3 In Dad Quest’s exciting finale, Chapter 3, there is plenty of content to get your teeth into, including:• 4 new areas• 5 new bosses• 10+ new enemies• Tons of new combat abilities• New quests• New outfitsDiscount To celebrate the launch of Dad Quest, we're offering a 40% discount for one week only. Make sure to...
Hello everyone, We're delighted to announce that a brand new update is now live for Tracks! Tons of new objects have been added, including charming helicopters, planes and bikes - plus controller support is finally here!Check out the brand new trailer we've made to mark the occasion: Full Controller Support Tracks can now be played with a controller!This is our first pass at controller support, and we are looking to refine the controls over time. If you have any feedback please post in...
Hello Everyone,Tracks - The Train Set Game is continuing to evolve and improve. On 2nd August we will be implementing controller support and adding a few more objects which can be added to your wonderful towns and other creations. Over the coming months there are more items and more features planned.Take a peak below at the new screenshot and you may even be able to spot a few of the new items:We will also be transitioning to full release within...
Hello everyone,A brand new Shoppe Keep 2 update is now live, and is part of our continued journey to improving the core gameplay.Our previous update introduced a few changes to the way customers interact with your shoppe, and provided players with the opportunity to see when customers were upset with your shoppe. This week's update evolves further from the foundations introduced in the last update.The Secret Guild of Shoppe Keepers As a budding young shoppe keeper, you probably feel like you have...
Hello everyone,As we revealed last week, today's update focuses on new character and player models in game. Flashing Lights now features six playable characters for each department, with an equal number of male and female options. There are also six new NPC models, we've introduced changes to a police mission, and added a player list available to view during online games. On top of that, there are tons of important bug fixes, so make sure to read the full patch notes towards the...
Hi everybody! Today is the first step in refining the core gameplay experience of Shoppe Keep 2. We are working very hard to improve the game and have had some tremendous feedback from players. We still have quite a journey to improve Shoppe Keep 2 during Early Access and we hope that you all enjoy the improvements!Changes to Progression We discovered that many new players were finding it difficult to progress within the game - some even not understanding that...
Hello everybody,We cannot wait to release next week's Flashing Lights update! Today, we are announcing the update and its content, which is focused on new character models.We understand that this is an area which is front and centre for the game and so it's vital to not only improve the character models but to offer more player character options. We are also striving to improve the game technically as well as adding to gameplay, but next week's update focuses on this visual...
Hello everyone! Shoppe Keep 2 is available now via the Excalibur Games store. As many of you may know, the Helper Bots went on holiday to de-stress. They were bumping into walls, not listening to any orders from the player and generally being a nuisance!The Helper Bots remained loyal, however, and even sent over postcards while they visited the resort.During their time away they learnt how to relax... but the relaxation levels far exceeded the regular parameters and their programming had...
Hi all,A new Flashing Lights update has arrived! This week we are focusing entirely on bug-fixing, with new content planned for the weeks ahead.Full Patch Notes You can no longer switch weapons while you have grabbed an NPC Fixed an issue where the game could get stuck loading when changing roles in multiplayer Players now reset correctly when they make contact with water in multiplayer Suspects in your car now despawn if the player vehicle is reset because of contact with water...
Hello everyone,We hope that you have all been enjoying Flashing Lights! We have had a phenomenal first couple of weeks and we're really pleased that many players have supported us by purchasing the game, sharing their thoughts and even helping other players in the forums. There have also been a ton of videos on YouTube and many of you have been playing online with friends. We’ve even seen a few role-playing groups pop up and we are looking forward to pushing...
Hello all,Father's Day has arrived!Welcome to our final blog post in the '7 Reasons to Play Dad Quest' feature, where we will be taking just a peak at the upcoming Chapter 3! Thank you very much for joining us for this special Father's Day event!Dad Quest is now available at a 60% discount, so there's never been a better time to jump in and play the game!While there's already plenty of content to get your teeth into, Dad Quest's exciting finale,...
Welcome to part 6 of our '7 Reasons to Play Dad Quest' feature! Today we're looking at the many enemies of Dad Quest!We're so very close to Father's Day now, but you can get ahead of the fatherly game right now - Dad Quest is currently 60% off, it's largest ever discount on Steam to date. Blog by Sundae Month's Eric WinebrennerPrelude Designing enemies in Dad Quest has always been a challenge. By throwing their child, a player can attack from...
Hello all,We have just launched another content update for Flashing Lights! This week, we've focused on new police callouts (11 of them!), and also increased the number of players that can play on one server from six to ten.New Content Ten player multiplayer introduced. The maximum amount of players on a single server has been increased from six to ten. Six police suspicious activity callouts [Call ID 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006] These involve searching around the area for suspicious...
Welcome to the 5th post in our '7 Reasons to Play Dad Quest' blog series. This time, we're taking a deep dive into how Dad Quest came to be so funny. Read on to hear directly from the developer!Don't forget that, for Father's Day, Dad Quest is currently seeing a 60% discount! This is the lowest price that the game has ever been available at on Steam. Blog by Sundae Month's Ryan HugginsSummary:As a whole, Dad Quest was always designed to be funny...